Benefits To Training In Cold Weather

The temperature drops outside, winter kicks in and we get it – this makes a lot of us feel like hibernating indoors and waiting it out till the sunny and longer days return. Exercise will usually take a back seat but if you decide to brave the cold and leave the electric heater behind you…

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Tight hips: 3 Hip flexor stretches to help

You may feel a little restricted and tight around your hips but where is this sensation coming from? Let’s explore some common symptoms of tight hip flexors and how they can be treated or maintained to encourage range and ease of movement and body function. How do I know if I have tight hip flexors? …

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Why does my back hurt when I’m doing sit-ups?

Lower back pain is a common issue while performing sit-ups and if this is something that you experience, this is also something that can be improved. By strengthening your core muscles and by learning how to perform the exercise correctly using the muscles of your core and trunk rather than your lower back.  There are…

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Physical Activity Vs Exercise & Training

There is much to be said about living an active lifestyle and it’s correspondence to a long and healthy life but is there a difference between activity and exercise or training? Let’s explore that and find out which is beneficial for you and at what stage.  Physical activity is your overall movement and your day…

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The Ultimate Advice To Staying Fit In The Cooler Months

The days are cooling off and maybe your motivation to keep fit is too. Well you’re not alone. A recent Gallup test run over 4 years from 2008 – 2011 shows that up to 50% of people show a rapid decline in regular activity during the winter months. Although a common trend in behaviour, not…

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5 Top Tips On Creating Morning Routine

So you’re feeling like you have more to give, want to learn more, be more and achieve more? Well you need to allow for more and your mornings are a great place to start! You look at any successful person in the world and they all have one thing in common. Routines and discipline. You…

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Why can I only seem to eat well during the week?!

As we look at what might be a contributor to goals or progress not being met , we can sometimes hear ourselves asking… “ Why can I only seem to eat well during the week”. This can be a common thread in anyone who has adopted a healthier lifestyle or way of eating and still…

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Why I can’t keep the weight off

Losing weight can be a frustrating feat and once you have there can sometimes be some fluctuations. We do have to understand and accept that but all depending on circumstances , these fluctuations can be explained. It is important to gain an understanding of your body and your circumstances so that you can feel empowered…

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What are Macros

What are Macros In the world of weight loss, there are a number of plans, diets and systems you can follow. Some will work and some won’t. Simply put, some are fad’s and some are lifestyles. You can count calories. Or on some plans, points, or carbs. Or you can track one of the most…

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Behaviour change

As you look back to birth and compare where you are now, it is quite obvious to see change has happened. Physically, mentally, spiritually, emotionally and intellectually. This type of change is inevitable and as we grow , we come to expect to see change. Behaviour change however and especially in relation to lifestyle and…

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